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The Material Girl&#39s latest world tour sold out almost as soon as the tickets hit the UK box offices. But lender Northern Rock and Clarion Events, the organiser of this year&#39s Mortgage Business Expo, have got their mitts on a pair of tickets for the Madonna Invention tour.

They intend to auction the £150-a-head tickets, which include overnight accommodation, on the www.mortgagebusinessexpo.co.uk site until August 12. Proceeds will go to The Children&#39s Foundation for terminally-ill children. In support of the charity, the Northern Rock Foundation will match the final bid.

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